How to block number on android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Annoying by spam number calls & text messages in your android phone or tablet? Let see the steps to block number on android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 6P/5X, Galaxy S9/S8, Note 8 and more. After blocked numbers, you won’t receive calls or texts from that individual number in your android devices.

You can add maximum number to the block calls list in your android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 devices. Different android devices have slightly different settings to block calls on android device. Also enable and hide caller ID & Spam in android so if any unwanted calls or incoming call is suspected to be spam then Google will alert you about spam calls. Check out below given step by step process to block number on android 8.1 and 8.0 Oreo.

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How to block number on android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Open Phone app in your android Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots (Menu) at upper right corner

Contacts app settings in android 8 Oreo


Step 3: Select settings

Here you can see several contacts settings such as sounds & vibration, calls, call blocking, voicemail, accessibility, caller ID & Spam and more.

Call blocking in android 8 Oreo

Step 4: Tap on Call blocking

Block number on android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Step 5: Tap on Add a Number

How to block number on android 8 Oreo

Step 6: Enter phone number you want to block calls and texts messages & tap on Block

Now added number to blocked list and you can’t get calls or texts from that blocked private numbers in your android Oreo devices.

How to unblock phone number in android Oreo 8.1 & 8.0

Unblock  phone number in android 8.0 Oreo

Phone app > Menu > Settings > Call blocking > ×” icon of number you want to unblock > Unblock

How to enable Google Pixel caller ID & Spam in Oreo 8.1 & 8.0:

Step 1: Open Phone app in your Google Pixel Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap on Menu at upper right corner

Step 3: Select settings

Step 4: Tap on Caller ID & Spam

Step 5: Enable toggle button of Caller ID & Spam

And that’s it. I hope this article helpful to block number on android 8.0 and 8.1. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connected with us for latest technology updates. Don’t forget to check out our other android Oreo tips.

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